RPCI Cancer Talk

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 3:23pm

While an estimated 5 to 10 percent of all cancers are due to hereditary factors, ovarian cancer is unique—up to 25 percent of these cancers are thought to have a hereditary cause.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 1:21pm

At age seven, I was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. After my main surgery to remove the cancer, I had to go through weeks of chemotherapy and never stopped asking questions during the process.

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 3:07pm

Richard Satterwhite doesn’t have any trouble remembering dates. Among those that will stay with him: Sept. 6, Oct. 24 and Dec. 14. These are the dates that Richard associates with milestones in his experience with prostate cancer.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 2:30pm

For thousands of years, humans rose with the sun and slept when it grew dark, with only the moon and stars or perhaps a fire to light the night. Waking and sleeping followed a natural 24-hour cycle called the circadian rhythm, which controls many physical processes in plants and animals.

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 9:14am

In addition to the countless benefits of cycling, including the physical exercise and mental focus, it's simply a great way to get outside and enjoy time with family and friends, or by yourself. Here are five places in Buffalo and WNY to ride, and what you can expect to experience along your path.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 4:31pm

During your teenage years, physical changes are a part of normal development. You may notice a difference in the way your body looks, feels and performs. But for teen cancer survivors, these changes are especially difficult.

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 2:20pm

Amid a historic normalizing of relations between the United States and Cuba, a potentially game-changing step was recently taken in the field of lung cancer research.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 12:02pm

When asked to speak about my experience with cancer, I often struggle to find the right words. There is so much to say and sometimes there aren't words for the emotions attached.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 3:49pm

The summer sun can be one of our best friends, providing us with warmth, beautiful weather, and even happiness. However, overexposure to the sun’s rays can also be harmful to our bodies. Here are five things to consider helping you better understand SPF, choose the best sunscreen, and protect your skin.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:38am

You recently learned that your treatment path now requires the placement of a central catheter. You’re scared, confused, and don’t know what to expect. Take a deep breath! These anxious feelings are completely normal.